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  • LONDON, July 21- There is a near one-in-three chance Britain and the European Union will have failed to ink a deal when the official divorce negotiation period draws to a close at the end of March 2019, a Reuters poll of economists found. There was little difference between UK- and non- UK based respondents but the range of forecasts was wide- from 5 to 75 percent.

  • PARIS— French President Emmanuel Macron is meeting with the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator with both men looking for more clarity from Britain over its departure from the bloc. While Britain's Brexit minister, David Davis, sounded upbeat about the discussions, Barnier urged Britain to flesh out its positions on several issues that need settling...

  • BRUSSELS/ LONDON, July 20- The European Union and Britain offered few compromises at their first full round of Brexit talks which ended on Thursday, and the pound fell on worries that British ministers were prepared to walk away without a deal. Separately, academics warned of "widespread, damaging and pervasive" costs if Britain failed to reach at least a...

  • BRUSSELS/ LONDON, July 20- The European Union and Britain offered few compromises at their first full round of Brexit talks which ended on Thursday, and the pound fell on worries that British ministers were prepared to walk away without a divorce deal. Separately, academics warned of "widespread, damaging and pervasive" costs if Britain failed to reach at least a...

  • BRUSSELS/ LONDON, July 20- The European Union and Britain offered few compromises at their first full round of Brexit talks which ended on Thursday, and the pound fell on worries that British ministers were prepared to walk away without a divorce deal. While negotiators laid out their disagreements in Brussels, Prime Minister Theresa May met company bosses at...

  • BRUSSELS/ LONDON, July 20- The European Union and Britain offered few compromises at their first full round of Brexit talks which ended on Thursday, and the pound fell on worries that British ministers were prepared to walk away without a divorce deal. Separately, academics warned of "widespread, damaging and pervasive" costs if Britain failed to reach at least a...

  • *Britain to leave bloc in 2019, deal or no deal. BRUSSELS, July 20- British and EU chief negotiators laid out their opening positions in a first full round of Brexit talks that confirmed some common ground on how Britain will leave the European Union, but little compromise on key disputes. David Davis and Michel Barnier said on Thursday that four "constructive" days...

  • *Britain to leave bloc in 2019, deal or no deal. BRUSSELS, July 20- British and EU chief negotiators laid out their opening positions in a first full round of Brexit talks that confirmed some common ground on how Britain will leave the European Union, but little compromise on key disputes. David Davis and Michel Barnier said on Thursday that four "constructive" days...

  • *Britain to leave bloc in 2019, deal or no deal. BRUSSELS, July 20- British and EU chief negotiators laid out their opening positions in a first full round of Brexit talks that confirmed some common ground on how Britain will leave the European Union, but little compromise on key disputes. David Davis and Michel Barnier said on Thursday that four "constructive" days...

  • *Britain to leave bloc in 2019, deal or no deal. BRUSSELS, July 20- British and EU chief negotiators laid out their opening positions in a first full round of Brexit talks that confirmed some common ground on how Britain will leave the European Union, but little compromise on key disputes. David Davis and Michel Barnier said on Thursday that four "constructive" days...

  • *Britain leaves EU on March 30, 2019- with or without deal. BRUSSELS, July 17- Dozens of British officials and their EU counterparts got the first full round of Brexit negotiations under way on Monday, bringing a quiet buzz to the European Commission's Brussels headquarters. Barnier's team is known as the Article 50 Task Force after the provision of the EU treaty...

  • *Britain leaves EU on March 30, 2019- with or without deal. BRUSSELS, July 17- Dozens of British officials and their EU counterparts got the first full round of Brexit negotiations under way on Monday, bringing a quiet buzz to the European Commission's Brussels headquarters. Barnier's team is known as the Article 50 Task Force after the provision of the EU treaty...

  • By Jemima Kelly and Patrick Graham. LONDON, July 17- Sterling slipped back below $1.31 on Monday, with signs of division as the Conservative government wades into Brexit talks weighing on the currency after it soared to its highest levels in 10 months. Four days of Brexit negotiations began in Brussels on Monday with the UK papers full of warnings from academics,...

  • GENEVA, July 17- The European Union and Britain plan to put forward a joint proposal for reform of the terms of their World Trade Organization membership in September or October, an EU source said on Monday, as London negotiates to leave the EU. The joint approach would address aspects of the EU's WTO membership terms, known as its WTO "schedules", that are not easily...

  • LONDON, July 17- Sterling slipped back below $1.31 on Monday after soaring to its highest levels in 10 months at the end of last week on a broad dollar sell-off. Brexit Secretary David Davis, in the Belgian capital for talks with the European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier a month after a first meeting, said on Monday that having "made a good start" during...

  • July 11- Global banks have said they could move thousands of jobs out of Britain to prepare for Brexit, the country's planned exit from the European Union. Financial services firms need a regulated subsidiary in an EU country to offer products across the bloc which could prompt some to move jobs out of Britain if it loses access to the European single market.

  • LONDON— U.K. and European Union negotiators should be able to move from talks about Britain's divorce terms to negotiating future relations before the end of the year, the top U.K. Brexit official said Tuesday. Davis also struck an optimistic note on settling the status of 3 million EU citizens living in Britain, and more than 1 million U.K. nationals residing...

  • LONDON— The British economy faces the prospect of barely growing in the run-up to the country's exit from the European Union in less than two years, one of the world's leading credit ratings agency warned Tuesday. "Our forecasts for slower growth are subject to considerable downside risks, stemming mainly from Brexit uncertainties," senior economist Boris...

  • LONDON, July 6- Finance firms should not be forced by regulators to change location after Britain leaves the European Union in 2019, Andrew Bailey, chief executive of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority told a Reuters Newsmaker event on Thursday. Banks, insurers and asset managers based in Britain are already making contingency plans to shift some...

  • BRUSSELS, June 29- The European Union wants to set up a joint committee with Britain to oversee the management, implementation and enforcement of the yet-to-be-reached divorce agreement with London, documents by EU negotiators showed on Thursday. They said they would like Britain to give the European Commission full powers to monitor the implementation of...